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Fampridine Improves Walking Ability, Speed, Function in MS

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In older adults, frailty and even “prefrailty” is a predictor of future fractures, according to a recent meta-analysis.Gotaro Kojima, MD, of Japan Green Medical Centre in London, analyzed data fro...

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Comprehensive quantitative investigation of arm swing during walking at various speed and surface slope conditions.

Previous studies have shown that inclusion of arm swing in gait rehabilitation leads to more effective walking recovery in patients with walking impairments. However, little is known about the correct...

Improvement of walking abilities in femoral amputees with a distal weight bearing implant.

Following a transfemoral (TF) amputation, the ability to walk with a prosthesis is the main objective of rehabilitation. The achieved speed of walking is considered a determining factor in the amputee...

Treadmill walking is not equivalent to overground walking for the study of walking smoothness and rhythmicity in older adults.

Treadmills are appealing for gait studies, but some gait mechanics are disrupted during treadmill walking. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of speed and treadmill walking on walkin...

Rising Energetic Cost of Walking Predicts Gait Speed Decline With Aging.

Slow gait is a robust biomarker of health and a predictor of functional decline and death in older adults, yet factors contributing to the decline in gait speed with aging are not well understood. Pre...

A multiple regression normalization approach to evaluation of gait in total knee arthroplasty patients.

Gait features characteristic of a cohort may be difficult to evaluate due to differences in subjects' demographic factors and walking speed. The aim of this study was to employ a multiple regression n...

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